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    weatherby vanguard carbine in 243

    Originally my thoughts were on purchasing a Howa 1500 but after hearing stories of soft stock fore ends I've decided against, I know there's a lot of happy Howa owners out there but it's not for me, Ive now been looking at Weatherby, yes, I know that they're made by Howa but they are different, bedded barrel (of sorts) which I can float if not happy, monte carlo stock, and other subtle differences, the carbine has a 20" barrel and total weight is six and a half pounds, ideal for stalking and lamping foxes, well, for me that is.

    So folks, if you've got any for's and against's I'd like to hear from you, cheers callie.

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    FAIR 1 callie, I was lucky and my 1500 had a Macmillan stock on it as standrd, but i re stocked my rem sps, so the stock can make all the difference!

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    I have a Howa 1500 in .243 on a overmolded Hogue stock, I put a Rifle Basix trigger on it and is a great rifle.

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